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Community News

  • Milton Baptist launches ‘Connect’ service

    Milton Baptist Church, 10076 U.S. Hwy. 421 N, is hosting a new ministry on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Called the “Connect service,” the new worship experience is an attempt by church members “to meet what we thought was a need in the community,” according to Pastor Ton Starks.

    Starks and others in his congregation had reviewed some statistics regarding church attendance in both Trimble County and the local association of Baptist congregations and discovered that attendance was down in all of the churches.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (April 9, 1981)
    New officers were named at the FFA banquet after Jack Crowner addressed the attendees. Michael Bailey was presented the Star Farmer award by Kentucky PCA member Randal Banks Friday night. The new Chapter officers are Chris Coghill, Lisa Pyles, Doug Kidwell, Bobby Vest, Doug Powell and Jon Dunlap.

    Marcia Haney has been chosen one of the All-State first team and selected as a member of the All-Star Team. Chosen honorable mention on the All-State Team were Debbie Delph and Leatta Staples.

  • No tuition increase for returning JCTC students

    Returning students at each of the 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will receive guaranteed tuition, with no rate increase, for the 2011-12 academic year, if they enrolled during the fall 2010 or spring 2011 semesters. These students are eligible for a guaranteed tuition rate of $130 per credit hour, the same rate they paid during the 2010-11 academic year.

    The KCTCS Board of Regents approved the guaranteed tuition rate during their June 2010 board meeting to enhance student retention and credential completion rates.

  • Woody earns PhD from Georgia facility

    Kathy Beckner Woody has recieved her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Georgia  Institute of Technology.
    Kathy is a 2001 Trimble County High School graduate and graduated from University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in  Chemistry. During her time at Georgia Tech, she received several national  honors, including a fellowship from the American Chemical Society Organic Chemistry Division.
     

  • McKinney-Mehas on Dean’s List at L. Wilson

    Lizabeth McKinney-Mehas of Trimble County accepted a certificate for being named to the Dean’s List from Lori Sargent, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Lindsey Wilson College in a ceremony held on March 24.

    Lindsey Wilson College is a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church.LWC is located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Ky., a small town about 20 miles from Lake Cumberland in Southcentral Kentucky.
     

  • Louden, Leap to wed April 9

    Darius and Sandy Louden of Campbellsburg, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Carmen F. Louden to Travis A. Leap, son of Donna Ritch of Lakeland, Fla. and Bill and Rose Leap of Vevay, Ind.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 Kentucky Community and Technical College System graduate and is employed as waitress and model.

    The groom-to-be is a 1997 Vincennes University graduate and is employed as a contractor.

  • Relay for Life upcoming events

    The Trimble County Relay for Life will be held at the Bedford Elementary School on June 10-11. Several activities are planned in advance of the event to benefit the cause.

    Trimble County Senior Citizens Yard Sale
    In Loving Memory of Charlotte Newby Friday, April 8 at 9 a.m. At the Senior Center locate at the Trimble County Park. All proceeds go to the Trimble County Seniors Relay for Life team.

    Driving for a Cure:
    Bake Sale April 9 from 8 a.m. Milton Dollar Store
    Bake Sale April 23 from 8 a.m. at Bedford Dollar Store

  • Trimble home to 4 certified roadside markets

    Trimble County is home to four of the 98 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2011 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The members are: Bray Fruit, Bray Orchard & Roadside Market, Callis Orchards and Tingle Farms Roadside Market.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers. Their acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that they meet the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Board of Ed commits to college, career readiness improvement

    By TERESA TEBIB
    The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education during their March 16 meeting answered a challenge by Kentucky’s top education official to increase the rates of college and career readiness over the next four years. The board signed on to pledge to that end.

  • Concert in Madison Sunday